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Letter: Grandparents made a great impression with service, sacrifice

This family paid my grandfather with what they had — the family violin

  • Nov 17, 2022
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Cowichan’s wild places are also at risk, not just the far-flung Amazon rainforest. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)

Editorial: Biodiversity loss not just about saving the Amazon

How many marshes have we filled in and plopped housing and commercial developments on?

  • Nov 17, 2022
Cowichan’s wild places are also at risk, not just the far-flung Amazon rainforest. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)
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Letter: Municipal forest worth more standing

Even in its best years the MFR earns less than 1% of the overall revenue that the MNC generates

  • Nov 15, 2022
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Letter: Thank you for meal

Forever grateful to our unknown

  • Nov 15, 2022
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Firefighters hose down the PQB News offices on Wednesday, Nov. 9. (Michael Briones photo)

WOLF: Massive Parksville blaze sees ‘The News’ become the news

COLUMN: Despite best efforts of firefighters, 6 businesses razed

Firefighters hose down the PQB News offices on Wednesday, Nov. 9. (Michael Briones photo)
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.

Drivesmart column: Driver perception and reaction times

So much for the two second rule if you are a cautious driver!

  • Nov 13, 2022
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.
Robert’s column

Robert Barron column: Worker shortage a real dilemma

“There are simply not enough bodies to do all the jobs out there”

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David’s Jack-o’-lanterns before I turned them into pie and puree. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: What to do with your pumpkin post-Halloween

A big one for carving and using the flesh for savoury dishes

  • Nov 12, 2022
David’s Jack-o’-lanterns before I turned them into pie and puree. (Mary Lowther photo)
Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson Column: Life from the perspective of young children

Here we are, back for another edition of My Children Say the…

Sarah Simpson
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Letter: Robert’s column brings back memories

All this was not so very long ago

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: Great care at CDH

Thank yous are nearly not enough

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: Foreshore expansion a bad idea

My fears surround the potential environmental impacts

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: Bamberton quarry expansion unwelcome

The threatened Bamberton area of Mill Bay-Malahat must be preserved and protected

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: Headline stigmatizes homeless

It doesn’t take long to get a picture of a challenged 72-year-old

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: New school should be wood

Wood is a very carbon friendly building product

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: Referendum unfair

Some areas will pay more and others will pay less

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Thanks to the hanging crew at Portals Gallery in Duncan for their work on the IceBear exhibit. (Photo courtesy of IceBear Studio)

Letter: Thank you for making IceBear exhibit such a success

Our thanks to the many people who loaned sculpture and paintings for this exhibition

  • Nov 10, 2022
Thanks to the hanging crew at Portals Gallery in Duncan for their work on the IceBear exhibit. (Photo courtesy of IceBear Studio)
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Letter: Forest economy pays taxes

It’s important to see the whole forest, not just the trees

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Poppy.

Editorial: The world is once again standing on a precipice

There is a disturbing trend towards admiration for autocracy

  • Nov 10, 2022
Poppy.
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Letter: Federal government counting on fear

They must generate fear to remain in power

  • Nov 9, 2022
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